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Due to the current situation and a duty of care towards our employees, we kindly ask for your understanding that the International Office is primarily available via email until further notice. Emails will be read and answered as quickly as possible. Any in-person consultations are suspended. Only under these conditions will it be possible to maintain service long-term.

International Doctoral Researchers

Requirements and Immatriculation

If you would like to earn your doctoral degree at the University of Freiburg, find all the relevant information about prerequisites and admission here.



Find information about housing here. Note that you should try to find housing as early as possible.


Arrival in Freiburg

Internationals accepted into a doctoral program who will be coming to Freiburg please register with the Welcome Service to receive help with non-academic questions, such as the registration with the city and obtaining a residence permit.


During the Dissertation

The International Graduate Academy is the central service department for all questions related to doctoral studies.